Drones Finally Approved For Lightning Checks, Dent Measurement Next

The pandemic hit AFI-KLM E&M’s drone inspection program hard for several reasons.
Credit: AFI KLM E&M
Ever since smaller drones started flying, their potential for important aircraft inspections has been foreseen. But years of testing and trials, interrupted by the COVID crisis, have delayed the regulatory approval necessary for drones to replace mechanics at these important jobs. Now Airbus has...

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